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426 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Jeff Turner Music for Entrepreneurs

    5 members have lent $5,175 in 206 loans
    Switzerland Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2010
    We loan because: Jeff tours in Switzerland before Xmas and touches people. The event and that time of the year should encourage to support micro lending to people willing to be active. The 2009 tour generated 1500 $. This amount has…
  • Jonny and Ali's Kiva Love Machine

    Jonny and Ali's Kiva Love Machine

    30 members have lent $5,125 in 161 loans
    San Francisco, CA Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2010
    We loan because: We met while we were both working at Kiva, and now we're getting married on October 23, 2010. What better way to celebrate than by making loans to Kiva entrepreneurs?
  • Katie and Alex, Beyond Common (Law)

    Katie and Alex, Beyond Common (Law)

    4 members have lent $5,050 in 40 loans
    Vancouver Category: Events Team since: Nov, 2010
    We loan because: Kiva provides people with the means to improve not just their own lives but the community around them.
  • The Little Tandem that Could

    The Little Tandem that Could

    16 members have lent $4,775 in 152 loans
    Canada Category: Events Team since: Feb, 2010
    We loan because: We want everyone to have a chance to succeed!
  • Josh's Mitzvah Team

    Josh's Mitzvah Team

    38 members have lent $4,750 in 111 loans
    California Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2010
    We loan because: The best way to help others is to help them help themselves.
  • Elizabeth and Kevin's Wedding

    Elizabeth and Kevin's Wedding

    6 members have lent $4,425 in 132 loans
    New York Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2010
    We loan because: This team is a charity gift registry for Elizabeth and Kevin's wedding
  • Rebecca and Justin's Wedding

    Rebecca and Justin's Wedding

    18 members have lent $4,350 in 54 loans
    Boston, MA Category: Events Team since: May, 2012
    We loan because: We believe in the power of microfinance!


    6 members have lent $4,350 in 59 loans
    Melbourne, Australia Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2010
    We loan because: we believe that we are powerful beyond measure and should all be given the opportunity to harness that power.
  • Ernie & Jenny's Wedding

    Ernie & Jenny's Wedding

    3 members have lent $4,125 in 55 loans
    Seattle, WA Category: Events Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: We are blessed and thankful for all we have and Kiva empowers us to empower others.